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because she wanted an education. >> abc's bob woodruff spoke to the girl's father about her surgeries and the challenges that lie ahead. >> reporter: malala's journey from this to this is nothing short of a miracle. and for the first time, people heard her voice. >> today, you can see that i'm alive. i can speak. i can see you. i can see everyone. and i'm getting better day by day. it's just because of the prayers of people. >> reporter: prayers and letters sent to this young girl who became a symbol of hope. she was just 12 when the taliban shut down her school. the public crusade began. >> i have the right of education. i have the right to play. i have the right to sing. i have the right to talk. i have the right to speak. >> reporter: her actions made her a target. last october, on her way home from school, she was brutally attacked. gunmen entered her van and shot her at point-blank range in the head. she was medevaced to england in critical condition. but she refused to die. the bullet glanced off her skull, traveled down her cheek and into her shoulder. incredibly, it didn't ent
began. >> i have the right of education. i have the right to play. i have the right to sing. i have the right to talk. i have the right to speak up. >> reporter: her actions made her a target. last october, on her way home from school, she was brutally attacked. gunmen entered her van and shot her at point blank range in the head. she was medevaced to england in critical condition, but she refused to die. the bullet had glanced off her skull, traveled down her cheek and into her shoulder. incredibly, it didn't enter her brain. as her story spread, so did her following. i spoke with her father, a schoolteacher himself. malala has become a hero. she has now triggered a huge movement around the world. she gets letters from children. >> malala is incredible. >> reporter: they have made videos for her. had you ever imagined it would be this kind of reaction to what happened to her? >> i think malala is an inspiration for the children all over the world. when she fell, pakistan stood and the whole world supported her. >> reporter: today, malala was sitting up in bed after five hours of su
today calling for change. he wants republicans to focus more on issues like education and health care and spend less time talking about the deficit. congressman cantor is with us this morning. >> good morning. >> you've got a big speech today asking the republican party to change. is this about tone or ideology? >> what this is about is about making sure that we can express why we're doing what we're doing. we believe very strongly obviously in things like fiscal discipline and not spending money you don't have we also believe in that, because it helps people, in the same way we've got to address the plight of so many working americans right now, and those who don't have any work and say that yes, we've got policies that will help you in terms of giving you an opportunity for quality education, in terms of trying to help you bring down the costs of health care. we've got some real policies that we want to put to work to help people and that's what this is about. >> so on policy and on immigration reform will you today endorse the proposal put forward by senator
. book early and save up to 20%. >> new change in education in california means that california is getting rid of a 15 year policy that requires eighth grade investigators tak takeal gentlemen great 1. annette reports that critic think this change is a step backwards. >> state board of education decided california eighth graders will no longer be required to take algebra 1. instead california adopted what is called common core curriculum. policy most states have moved to. students can still take algebra 1 if the districts offer it or course was elements of algebra. more opportunity for more advanced math in high school. >> this doesn't do anything to limit possibility. students can take algebra in the eighth grade same as always been able to but doesn't necessarily require them to. >> critic say schools that are struggling will choose not to offer algebra leaving low income students ill prepared for college. with 1 cird the permanent of african american enrolled went from 24 percent to 60 percent in the last nine years. for latino that triple to 63 percent. >> hard to igno
in things like education and research and development that are going to help us grow. >> pelley: without raising rates again? >> without raising rates again. >> pelley: the president also made news with his opinion on the boy scouts. the national board of the boy scouts of america may decide this week whether to end its long-standing ban on gays in scouting. should scouting be open to gays? >> yes. >> pelley: why so? >> well because i think that my attitude is that gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does. in every institution and walk of life. and, you know, the scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that will serve people for the rest of their lives. i think nobody should be barred for that. >> pelley: the scouts decide by wednesday. one of the oldest missing persons cases in history has been solved. how did a murderer with a history of mental illness get permits to buy guns? and the girl who was shot for defying the taliban speaks out when the "cbs evening news" conti
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, every child to be educated. for that reason we have organized a fund. >> reporter: what are you trying to accomplish by the fund? >> our aim and our dream is to educate children. and especially girls. because we know when you educate a girl, you educate the whole family. you educate a generation. you educate all other coming children. >> reporter: the challenge is enormous. today there are 32 million girls around the world who are not in school. bob woodruff, abc news, new york. >> a really humbling inspiring story. she, her grace and intellect and passion and sense of purpose. >> such a young age. >> really that young. left side of her face is paralyzed. hoping it comes back to full function within 18 months or so. mentally, spiritually, the recovery is full. you can tell listening to her. it is remarkable. said it before on the show. the taliban tried to kill her only succeeded in making her immo immortal. >> she wanted to protect people that she wanted to protect. people in pakistan wanted to name a school after her. don't do it. you will become a target for the taliban. >> they did
the fact that for example education wasn't a primary issue in the presidential debate i think is extraordinarily problematic. because i realize the focus is on the economy and jobs, but we're not going to regain our position in the global marketplace till we fix our public education. >> i hear the president talking about it as being a priority but i don't see a lot of evidence of it being a priority. >> well, it certainly wasn't in the presidential campaign. you did not hear the candidates really talking about the education policy issues. and i think that was problematic. >> what do you want to see done? putting students first sounds a great idea till you have to somehow -- you've got 120,000 schools in america. >> right. >> what are the overview bullet points you would like to see happen which could radically change america's education system to start making it more competitive? >> so there are three primary things we focus on at students first. the first is making sure there's a highly effective teacher in front of every child every single day. the second area is -- >> you g
is celebrating 70th anniversary. taking a look at what early education has done for children in the city. >> school board has been instrumental. the men went to war, the women had to go to work. who is going take care of the kids? there were only four of the centers today there are 43. >> this child development center was originally called yerba buena children's center, one in four founded in 19436789 the nation in the middle of world war ii. the program supported low income families, pry marily women entering the work force sometimes refered to as rosie the riveter mom autos for them to go to work they needed to have child care this, is the beginning of the federal child care. >> these are pictures archive bid sab fran public library. besides a fi good meals they provided health care for toddlers and preschoolers and cots for the important nap. the library has a sill will you beus written in 1953. over the year as more homes had both parents joining the work force, the need for centers increased. the district now has 43 of the sites. the cost to attend is based on a family income. the d
stricter gun laws. >> as far as educators who care about the safety and well-being of young people, we needed to stand up. >> reporter: the all right calls for keeping guns off college campuses as well as universal background checks and a new assault weapons ban. >> president obama is also pushing for easier access to mental healthcare and more cops on the beat to help address gun violence. >>> the new secretary of state john kerry got down to business today. staffers held a welcoming ceremony for the former massachusetts senator this morning at the state department. on his first day on the job kerry told them president obama needs their help to make america safer and the world more prosperous and peaceful. he also said he has big heels to fill referring to his two predecessors, hillary clinton and condoleezza rice. >>> three high schoolboys charged with child pornography were back in class today at west springfield high school and some students and parents are not happy about that. peggy fox joins us live from west springfield high. i understand this was a story that's difficult for
are things that the bureau wants to hold back, so that we don't inadvertently educate other would be hostage takers or terrorists. it's fair to say the camera did get in there. that allowed them to gather the intelligence they needed. and probably determine the exacts moment when it would be safest to detonate that diversionary device, breech the door, make the entry and so forth. it wasn't just a guess. i think it was well planned. there has been reports that the hrt, the hostage rescue team built a mock bunker based on how they knew about the layout to practice the rescue and so forth. i think that's probably what occurred. >> jimmy lee dykes, the suspect in this case, who is now dead, is a survivalist with anti-government sentiment. anti-government sentiment in this country is at an all time high. will we see more of this kind of thing? >> well, it's hard to say. unfortunately, situations like this sometimes result in copy cat events. people who are unstable, who are on the edge, look at a situation like this and think it's a good thing to do. hopefully, they will look at this and see thi
schoolteacher is getting a national educator award worth $25,000. the surprise announcement happened this morn at ann beers elementary school. megan mcgrath was there and joins us live to tell us what happened. tell us a it. >> it was a big surprise, barbara. you can see the sign behind me, ann be anne beers elementary school, home of the cheetahs. now it's home to one of the best teachers in the country. it was billed as a celebration of school achievement. but when philanthropist took the microphone it soon became obvious that something special was afoot. >> how much is this now? >> reporter: with help of the students he used flash card to write out the number $25,000. then came the big surprise. the third grade teacher, jacqueline simms, was getting a check for that amount, $25,000. she had no idea. >> oh, my gosh. i'm completely surprised. completely surprised. i'm in awe. i never would have imagined that i would have been receiving this award today. >> reporter: jacqueline simms is the winner of the milken educator award, an honor given to teachers who ro moat excellence in schools and ha
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to provide them with an opportunity to correct their behavior and move on so they can get education and get employment and they can become a productive member of society. and generally the juveniles, again, that we deal with are not any different than the adults we deal with. these are juveniles that often come from homes where supervision of the home is either not there or is very lacking. there's really a significant lack of role model support so there are a lot of problems already. the juveniles that generally come to our attention already bring with themselves. the problem is there's still not enough funding, there is not enough vehicles to provide the services that are necessary, so that is a challenge for us, and unfortunately, often the drug use, drug abuse and those other things do lead to serious crimes when they in fact do become involved in a different part of the process. the other question has to do with back and track. i don't see 1506 impacting negatively on back on track. in fact, the conversations in our office are today around how do we expand the program and back on track
that signed a letter to congress supporting stricter gun laws. >> we felt that as educators who care about young people and the safety and well-being of young people, we needed to stand up. >> reporter: the letter calls for keeping guns off college campuses, as well as universal background checks and a new assault weapons ban. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >>> the battle over the debt limit has been pushed back at least until may. president obama signed a bill monday to temporarily suspend the $16.4 trillion limit on federal borrowing. experts say the bill allows the government to borrow about $450 billion to meet interest payments and other obligations. >>> and now to the push for immigration reform. a house judiciary committee begins hearings today, and homeland security secretary janet napolitano will be in el paso for the second day of her border tour. she was in san diego yesterday and met with local leaders. she said the number of people arrested trying to enter the u.s. illegally dropped to a 40-year low. >> we've matched our successes at the bord
. >> there is no reason that the jobs of thousands of americans who work in national security or education or clean energy, not to mention the growth of the entire economy should be put in jeopardy because folks in washington couldn't come together to eliminate a few special interest tax loopholes or government programs we agree need some reform. >> republicans are criticizing the president for failing to submit his budget proposal to congress before the government deadline, which is the first monday of february. he's missed the deadline four times in five years. >> we could learn more about the proceedings of the man accused of killing chandra levy. they will hold a hearing today to discuss reporters' requests about closed proceedings. we aren't sure what the hearings were about. guandique a may have the conviction overturned because a key witness in the trial is not credible. >>> in the child sex abuse charge against him, lawyers for rick curl filed document for an agreement but no deal until the incompetent pear work is signed. a document says a girl was sexually abused starting at 13 years old. he cou
an education. on saturday, she walked to the operating room. for five more hours of surgery. doctors implanted a titanium plate and a sophisticated hearing aid, repairing where the bullet smashed her skull and left her deaf in one ear. 24 hours later, malala was talking again. >> i can also walk a little bit. i can talk. and i'm feeling better. and it doesn't seem that i had a very big operation. >> reporter: other patients might have complained. malala stayed focused. >> the thing is that my mission is the same, to help people. and i would do that. >> reporter: the medical team has grown close to malala. >> i'm inspired from the doctors and nurses. they are like my mother and father. >> reporter: malala will stay here in britain for at least another year. they're finding a place for a local school for a young woman whose passion is education for all. >> this is the second life, this is the new life. and i want to serve the people. >> reporter: she is recovering, and more determined than ever. keir simmons, nbc news, birmingham, england. >>> and when we come back, one of the world's great endu
wasteful spending, we can't just cut our way to prosperity. deep indiscriminate cuts to education and training, energy and national security will cost us jobs. it will slow down our recovery. it's not the right thing to do for the economy. it's not the right thing for folks who are out there still looking for work. the good news is this doesn't have to happen. for all of the drama and disagreements we've had over the past few years, democrats and republicans have still been able to come together and cut the deficit by more than $2.5 trillion through a mix of spending cuts and higher rates on taxes for the wealthy. a balanced approach has achieved more than $2.5 trillion in deficit reduction. that's more than halfway towards the $4 trillion in deficit reduction that economists and elected officials from both parties believe is required to stabilize our debt. so we've made progress. and i still believe that we can finish the job with a balanced mix of spending cuts and more tax reform. the proposals that i put forward during the fiscal cliff negotiations in discussions with speaker
on mental ilness. and the massacre's underlying cause. a gunman fatally shot 20 first-graders, six educators and himself in newtown's sandy hook elementary school in december. ridgefield schools superintendent says the timing of the film's crew visit is "poor." >> right now in baltimore -- officials investigating what caused this four-alarm blaze. more than 100 firefighters battled the fire. at a lumber company. an explosion and heavy smoke were reported. officials say at least five fire fighters were hurt. no word on the extent of their injuries. the cause of the fire is under investigation twitter is reporting record >> would increase a sea breezes with more fog and drizzle near the coast. some of this high cloud coverage will swing over. but no fog expected. it looks like more like a summer than a winter pattern with that fog through the bay area. santa rosa, with areas of dense fog and patchy for the bay shore and the coast. lyn greene but for the early morning hours we could still see some of the high cloud coverage for the afternoon. temperatures in the 30's and '40's. 36 in napa, plea
into education for yourself or your kids. take great advantage of certificate programs that are offered perhaps through your community college or through companies. microsoft, for example, offers a certificate program that trains people in how to use microsoft software and things like that. makes you more marketable in your field or if you want to change fields. that's something people should be aware of. community college is a great resource. >> if we're educating a child or paying for education, maybe get a ba in three years and not four. >> about 50 schools now have three year degree programs and you can have it do it yourself. if your kids take enough advance placement courses in high school, they can have enough to put toward their college requirements. i know several kids who actually could have gotten out in three years and took on double and even triple majors just so they could spend an extra year in school lchlt and make more of their education. but they could have gotten out in three years. and you can do that on your own. >> fantastic. janet said some of them. get a certificate, get
,000 square feet of rest relaxation education, and entertainment awaits the will of the warriors at ford of war -- fort belvoir. >> the uso and american public's way of giving back. >> this $100 million project took almost three years to complete. >> one of the first things we did is made with wounded warriors and their families to really get an understanding of their needs. >> their classrooms for job training, multipurpose room for group gatherings, therapeutic garden and even a game room. an architect says it is one of the most rewarding privacy has worked on. >> it is rewarding to see it work the way you plan. >> the new center was built for universal access. many rooms and hallways can fit multiple wheelchairs'. in the kitchen, for instance, there is lots of space to move around and low countertops and appliances. >> it is just fun, it is great to have the center here. >> charles practicing his swing in the golf simulator -- donated from the company full swing. he said not only is it fun but it is a form of physical and mental therapy. >> we have appointments every day. we just want
woman shot in the head by the taliban for supporting girls education. her name is malala yousufzai. she was on her way home last october from school when two men asked her by name and shot her in the head and neck. despite surgery and months of rehabilitation the teenage activist has not given up. >> all of them have prayed for me and because of these prayers and because of these prayers god has given me this new life and this is the 2nd life. this is a new life and i -- second life. this is a new life and i want to serve. i want to serve the people and i want every girl, every child, to be educated. >> wow, she's got an incredible spirit. malala made the short list for time magazine's person of the year in 2012. she writes a blog about life under the taliban in pakistan. her shooting led to national outrage and attention to the struggle for women's rights. >>> tonight on the news edge video that's hard to watch and impossible to forget, why police charged a maryland caregiver with abuse after fding this video on youtube. >> and nurses meet with the d.c. council to save their overwhelme
want to serve the people, and i want every girl, every child to be educated, and for that reason we credit organized malala fund. martha: what a remarkable young girl she is. the author of instrumenting knell the middle west, what goes through your mind. >> this is a revolution in the making. the taliban is to deny education to women. we've seen it in afghanistan before the liberation. unfortunately with this traumatic incident. and whatever places whatever militias are in control you're going to see the same. the power of her message of this young pakistani message is that she resisted them, not withdrawn, not with military, not with demonstrations with a very strong will and that will care rear the message very far in that part of the world. martha: this is such an important thing to talk about when you think about our involvement in afghanistan and pakistan to the eubg extent that we have. fighting for the freedom for these girls to go to school is something that has not been talked about as much as to what really was the mission to accomplish there. how do you see it? >> absolut
and his family. they siphoned off donations that were intended for a separate islamic education program. the money went to him and his wife, daisy kahn. she gained notoriety for the mosque around the corner from ground zero. the money went to a luxury sports car. personal real estate. laugh sreulavish trips. they say they are shocked that they have been preyed upon and they accuse him of taking more than $3 million from the maylasian government and allegedly falsifying the tax returns from his nonprofit groups to they say hide the money, gregg. gregg: what do they say. >> reporter: they deny the allegations. paul knight says, quote the lawsuit is merit less and will be vigorously defended in the new york court. it turns out there may be a lot more to this or something else than it people's because h it seems because i and his wife are suing the deeks in washington. that 16-story islamic center has not been built and its future remains uncertain, gregg. gregg: thanks very much. martha: if you like your current health plan the president promised that you would be able to keep it. but a ne
, but at the same time, on issues like health care, on the economy, on education even, latinos are more and more in line with the democratic party today. so if immigration reform gets done, and as it looks right now, it's mostly a democratic thing as opposed to republican thing, it will be hard for republicans to just pull away votes, all at once. >> you know, i want to take a look at numbers relative to a pew poll when it talks about all of the top issues. for hispanic registered voters. look where immigration ranks. number five at 34%. so is the focus on immigration, just a complete oversimplifications on really diverse group of people? >> i think there is a little bit of that going on. i think at the same time there is a recognition this is the most pressing issue with regards to the latino community, we have 11 million, 14 million, whatever the number is. number of illegal immigrants in this country. something they have been trying to deal with for a number of years. very important to a lot of voters. at the same time, it's not the most important issue to these people. the people voting are
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is going, it's being fulled into their town's education fund. >> the one thing to help-door -- to do to get some shuteye. >> leigh: we'll take one last look at live doppler 7hd before we say good night this evening. we say good night this evening. plus look ahead to big weather [ male announcer ] with citibank it's easy for jay to deposit checks from anywhere. [ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> ama: an emotional moment when the families of human organ and tissue donors and recipients dedicated a memorial. a tree of life was unveiled. each leaf of the try is indescribed with names of those who dough it's inned part of themselves. >> he was a hero to us every day, and we knew that in his passing he could be a hero to others. so he chose to donate. >> according to the hospital there are ten thousand people in northern california waiting for organs. of
into their town's education fund. >> the one thing to help-door -- to do to get some shuteye. >> leigh: we'll take one last look at live doppler 7hd before we say good night this evening. plus look ahead to big weather >> ama: an emotional moment when the families of human organ and tissue donors and recipients dedicated a memorial. a tree of life was unveiled. each leaf of the try is indescribed with names of those who dough it's inned part of themselves. >> he was a hero to us every day, and we knew that in his passing he could be a hero to others. so he chose to donate. >> according to the hospital there are ten thousand people in northern california waiting for organs. of those, an average of 18 people die every day while waiting for a transplant. >>> sweets. we all do it and need it. berkeley looks at how it too affect your memory. >> science citi discover what is happening at night is the key to why memories fade. it's not how much you sleep but what kind of sleep that is crucial. it's called slow rate sleep. the nondream sleep. your waves are different with higher peaks and valleys. >> that
that says is that we have to take intentional steps through education sis imto make sure no community is left behind. >> with jobs growing workers are spend morgue time commuting and an index found 21,000 people commute south, 13,000 traveling north from san jose. that has planners saying there is a greater need to get workers to use mass transit. >> how to get not just one in 10 workers but we can elevate that number that. is going to happen if there is a better transit system but also if there is more employment located around those stations around the bay area. >> with the east bay growing many tech job there's is a sense of a war growing over the moniker, silicon valley. if you'd like to look at the full silicon valley index just go to our web site and click on see it on tv. we have a link there. >> and thanks for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. the alarm clock app is available for your android, you can donate -- down load it now for free. it is also still available if you have an iphone. >> gas prices on the rise so is the amount of time commuters sit in traffic. how much both
's almost half the initial 19-thousand-dollar price tag for a top notch education. talk about a bargain. i'm alison kosik in new york coming up the speakerand speedig people -- in people behaving badly now for today's market update. stocks gain back most of what they lost during monday's selloff. thanks to several strong earnings reports and a surge in home prices. >> on wall street. the dow picked up 99-points to close just shy of 14-thousand. the nasdaq gained 40-points. and the s-and-p-500 rose 15- points to close above 15- hundred. personal computer maker dell is going private. in a deal led by it's founder and a group of investors that includes microsoft. the company is selling itself for 24-point-4 billion dollars. one of the largest buyouts ever. it's ending its nearly 25- year history as a publicly trade company. founder michael dell will remain the company's c-e-o and its largest shareholder. dell struggled in 2012, losing a third of its market value and failing to keep up with rivals apple and samsung. >> real-estate mogul donald trump is suing talk show host bill maher for five
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